Avington Park String Quartet

Avington Park

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On Saturday 20th August we played for the wedding of Anne-Marie and Joe as they got married at Avington Park, near Winchester. Avington Park is a large 17th Century stately home that is privately owned. You can hire it out exclusively for weddings, which is pretty cool. The grounds are large and well maintained, and […]

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Summer Party at The Rifles Museum

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On Thursday evening we played for the third year at a summer party for Trethowans Solicitors. They had hired the Rifles Museum in the heart of Salisbury, and were bless with great weather again for a summer party out on the lawn in the back of the useum. We have played twice before for Trethowans […]

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Timsbury Manor

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On Saturday, Amy, Anna, Ruth & Nigel ventured to a Hampshire Wedding Venue none of us had been to before. Timsbury Manor is a wedding venue situated in the heart of the Test Valley. The manor lies in parkland which is available for weddings, and there were two marquees set up ready for this couple. […]

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“Love Actually” at The Elvetham Hotel

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We played for a really lovely couple at their wedding at the Elvetham Hotel. Nigel had booked us last year, and commissioned a special arrangement from Love Actually. Being quite a fan of Love Actually myself, I was more than happy to provide the music. Nigel had asked for Glasgow, Prime Minister’s Theme and Portugese Love Theme, all composed by Craig Armstrong. […]

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A String Quartet Quiz onboard HMS Warrior

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We enjoyed playing at the wedding of Christine and her beau on Saturday, onboard HMS Warrior. We were really looking forward to this wedding, as Christine had asked us to do something quite unique – a String Quartet Quiz of tunes for their guests to play ‘name that tune’ during the wedding meal. We embraced […]

Rownhams House Q&A

Customer Q&A : Mr and Mrs Mundy

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Your married name: Mundy How did you meet one another?: Speed dating! Tell us about the proposal: In istanbul Why did you choose your wedding venue? (Rownhams House) Lovely relaxed atmosphere, very attractive, flexible and good value At what point did you decide you’d like a string quartet?: Early on Did you have any concerns about […]

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BACP Research Conference 2016

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On Friday night we went over to Brighton as we had been invited to perform at the BACP Research Conference at the Holiday Inn. BACP is the British Association for Counselling and Pschotherapy and every years hosts its annual conference in different cities around the UK. This is a chance for counselling professionals to get […]

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A Beautiful Wedding At Home

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We played at a lovely wedding where the couple had decided to do things their own way and have A Beautiful Wedding At Home. The great news is that their garden happened to be a lovely, spacious farm with fields, barns and plenty of space. We set up underneath the trees in the wedding blessing […]